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long. you have sent us pictures proving how much you care about this vote and we saw you lining up before dawn in virginia, braving lines, rain in florida, children in tow and even guys with surfboards and bare feet as in chicago a woman who went to the polls while in labor then went on to the hospital. >>> talk about the candidates in these last moments, the two men who have been racing to the finish line spent the day proving determination and stamina and abc's white house correspondent jake tapper starts us off in chicago where the president is with his family waiting for results. jake. >> reporter: good evening on this exciting night, diane. president obama and his campaign are gurding hem thfls for a long night and the president said this might spill into the morning but he fully expects by tomorrow he will be re-elected. it is out of his hands and in yours. >> my name is barack obama, you know, the president. >> reporter: at a chicago campaign field office president obama called volunteers in wisconsin to thank them for their hard work. >> hi, is this annie? hi, this is barac
, children in tears. we lead off tonight with the rising toll. abc's ryan owens is in texas for us. >> reporter: from the air, the crush of cars and trucks almost look like toys. from the ground, the reality is devastating. as many as 150 vehicles piled together. two died in this mangled metal. up to 100 others spent this holiday in the hospital. >> i literally was able to stop without hitting anyone but sat there with that panic of who might hit me. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: fog blinded drivers on this stretch of texas highway. investigators say most couldn't see a foot in front of them at 8:00 this morning. it happened on interstate 10, about 80 miles east of houston. i-10 runs from florida to california. both sides were shut down for hours. tens of thousands hoping to get to their thanksgiving meal were stranded. >> the cause of the accident was a heavy fog bank rolled into this area which caused no one being able to see and one accident triggered another, triggered another in a chain reaction. >> reporter: fog-related collisions are among the deadliest. earlier this year, 20
. >>> and jaws dropper. the woman who saved her own life by punching out a 12-foot tiger shark. she tells us in her own words the astonishing moment her martial arts kicked in. the karate chop that saved her life. >>> and good morning, everyone. hello to robin at home. we are getting back to normal here in times square. but look at these live shots. >> can we say it for her, though? rabbit rabbit. >> rabbit, rabbit,. >> rabbit, rabbit. >> rabbit rabbit, robin. let's look at the live shots downtown right now. still so dark in lower manhattan. this is a city divided right now. it's going to take days, maybe longer, for the power to come back. and the scale of destruction is becoming so clear in so many places. look at the aerial shots of breezy point, new york, home to generations of firefighters and police. hit so hard by 9/11. now, hit again. more than 100 homes destroyed. one of so many communities that have been absolutely devastated. >> wow, those are crazy pictures. here's what we know right now in terms of the numbers. at least 74 dead. an estimated $20 billion in property loss. new yor
to travel -- and there's so much more to see. so we found a plan that can travel with us. anywhere in the country. [ male announcer ] join the millions of people who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations. remember, all medicare supplement insurance plans help cover what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands a year in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. and learn more about the kinds of plans that will be here for you now -- and down the road. i have a lifetime of experience. so i know how important that is. ♪ i'll turn on the ♪ if he pulls us over i'll turn on the charm ♪ ♪ you'll be in the slammer i'll be on his arm ♪ >>> the stars were in nashville last night for the 46th annual country music association awards. >> country music is changing, and the cmas honored both its newest stars and some of its ve vets. joining us live via skype is music and media consultant bruno del granado. always good to have you,
against the united states. two iranian warplanes firing at a u.s. spy drone. the provocative act occurred over the persian gulf, saying the unarmed drone was flying in international air space and was not hit. iran has not responded to the pentagon's statement. >>> seven members of the u.s. navy s.e.a.l. team six are being disciplined this morning for disclosing classified information. the s.e.a.l.s, including one involved in the mission to capture osama bin laden, were paid consultants on a new video game. officials say the s.e.a.l.s violated rules about tactics and procedures. >>> and the bank robber known as the ak-47 bandit has apparently struck again. he was caught on camera holding up a credit union in idaho just in week. forcing employees into a safe before getting away with a bag stuffed full of cash. the fbi believes he is the same person who hit several banks earlier this year, on a run from california to washington state. in one heist, he shot and seriously wounded a police officer. a $70,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to his arrest. >>> and a show of re
to try and stop the violence. "the israelis are rejecting the cease-fire," a hamas spokesman told us. "israel will continue carrying out massacres against our people." there have been talks, but officials are staying tight-lipped. >> for the moment, rockets are still being fired in israel. we will go on with military operations. we're not excluding any option including the diplomatic option. >> reporter: israeli analysts say the likelihood of a ground invasion is diminishing, that israel's top leadership doesn't really want it, but the conditions of a cease-fire are very far from being resolved, meaning the possibility of a ground invasion is still very real. bianna? >> all right, alex, thank you. now let's go to jerusalem, which has not been spared from rocket attacks in the past 48 hours. abc's global affairs anchor christiane amanpour is there with the latest. christiane, with talk of even a possible ground assault, how likely is a cease-fire at this point? israel said they're rejecting it as we heard from alex. >> reporter: well, not rejecting it. what we understand is that it is
visit by a u.s. president to myanmar, the tiny asian country closed off for so long, they are now celebrating freedom. also the first visit to cambodia by a u.s. president. that is happening right now. >> great to be here. myanmar formerly known as burma. >>> also happening overnight, the woman at the center of the cia sex scandal, paula broadwell, surfaces at home with her husband and two young children opinion she's released a statement that we'll hear in a few moments. >>> and a brand-new update from robin coming up. she had what she calls a tuneup last week. it's all still part of her road to recovery. we have a new picture and we'll tell what you she has to say. >> love seeing that splil right now. >>> let's get to josh with the breaking news out of the middle east. >>> israelis pounding palestinian targets in gaza overnight launching dozens of new missile strikes. the death toll also climbing at this hour. almost 100 palestinians are now dead. on the israeli side, meanwhile, powerful images as another rocket fired from gaza unleashes terror. abc's alex marquardt is in gaza c
for his second term. >> tonight you voted for action, not politics as usual. you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours. >> there were cheers in chicago and tears in boston. after the long hard fight, it was all over for the challenger. >> like so many of you, paul and i have left everything on the field. we have given our all to this campaign. >> now after the bruising campaign and facing a congress as divided as it was before the election, president obama and the country prepare for the next four years. >> thank you, america! god bless you! god bless these united states. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "america this morning" with rob nelson and paula faris. >>> good wednesday morning, everybody. four years ago barack obama stood on the brink of history the morning after his election. now four years later he stands on the brink of a second term. >> the president has won re-election after a hard-fought campaign, saying he returned to the white house more determined and decisive than ever. >> and he claimed a decisive and sweeping victory over challenger mitt romney although
up pretty nicely and the showers are with us for sure. they will be tapering off throughout the morning hours. here's a live look. you see most of the activity in the north bay here and some of the heavier returns in between santa rosa and petaluma. highway 101. so definitely watch out here. some moderate rain over into sonoma. and lighter rain heading to hayward and further south we get the rain shadow effect where the rain is held back from the south bay. so you are looking dry right now, but rainfall amounts will continue to add up throughout the overnight hours as our second colder system comes our way. but a break this afternoon. numbers in the 60s. today the warmer day. terry. >> thanks very much. >> san jose police spent much of the night searching the area around a high school after a chase of armed robbery suspects turned into a shootout, leaving one officer injured. happened shortly after 9:00. suspects were spotted by police of. there was a high-speed chase. one suspect jumped out and fired at police. officers were injured when several rounds his his police car. >
in the protected valley areas. onshore winds will be with us and the rain moving in, the rain pattern and gusty winds wednesday, thursday, friday. lows tonight into the upper 30s to low 40s. north and east bay locations. otherwise, overnight temperatures near 50 degrees. high pressure, this is the setup, keeping the jet stream to the north, providing us with above normal temperatures. tomorrow it will weaken a bit and high clouds will venture in, this is storm number one and will bring rain and wind as early as wednesday. and the forecast an nation, this is 5:00 a.m. wednesday. look at the yellows, very heavy rain. a slight break thursday. this is 8:00 a.m. thursday. all this will start to lift for one day. and then a second storm will move in just in time for the friday morning commute, and it will be a very strong system, providing us with quite a bit of rain as well as quite a bit of wind so be advised, the latter part of the week will be dicey. tomorrow, temperatures come down, mid-to-upper 60s inland. we'll see hazy skies, high clouds will start to venture insuring what sewnville, 68. a dr
election headquarters. great to have you with us. all day long we've been watching grandmothers, first-time voters, rich people, poor people, blue collar workers, all the people who believe in america going to the polls, every state of our union today joining together at the ballot boxes, and we will be bringing you the results. we are here to tell you who won, why throughout this evening and what's next. it's your voice as we've been saying and your vote tonight. >> diane, it has been a long, bitter and expensive race. deadlocked most of the way and revealed an america divided in so many ways. tonight, all of you are going to tip the balance. >> and now we are ready to begin because we have three projections to make because the polls have closed in six states and we are ready to go. here it is. indiana, this state has switched, president obama won it four years ago, governor romney has won it this time. it is not a surprise, though. we were expecting governor romney to take indiana. kentucky, this is a very red state and governor romney has taken kentucky, as well, tonight. and vermon
single person off the air, because you have seen a lot of us on the air. you have no idea, the legions are behind the scenes and what they do. again all of you went to the polls and voted. >> everyone in this room, everyone who participated in the pageant of democracy. thank you for joining us. >> we end with this, a woman, i have three sons who served in the military, my husband served too, i voted because he fights for our freedom every day. to all of you, good night. ♪ ♪ >>> we are an american family, and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people. >> president obama secures four more years as president. victories in the swing states put him well over the top with the votes needed to win the electoral college. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. as you well know barack obama has been re-elected president of the united states. he just finished speaking to the nation, and he accepted the concession call from mitt romney two hours ago. >> the president won the important swing states of ohio, wisconsin, colorado and new hampshire. one swing
in the north day last night. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana went up there to show us how the folks were coping. >> the steady rain did not wash out this playoff game. >> how are they doing in the rain? >> lot of fumbles. >> a wet ball is hard to hold on to and both sides of losing it it. >> to on the field in this match-up, this game between the cougars and the knights, rain-soaked players still managed to make some big moves. off the field the rain prompted some last minute sales of a must-have accessory. >> rain ponchos! >> bradley snatched up a poncho because his umbrella was hijacked. >> where is your umbrella? >> my umbrella, my sister's friends took it. >> some of the hometown crowd cheered while staying nice and dry under an improvised sky box made of a tent. the rain was a welcome site for some. >> it's wonderful to see the rain. it's good for everything. >> i'm leaving soon to a hot and dusty area so this is very nice to be in front of. >> and one person not only hoped for more rain but he hoped for more snow? the sierra, too. >> i hope we have a lot more rain than last year.
well for us. we think we're closing with strong momentum. the president is having terrific events out there. i'm confident that the president will be re-elected. we have the support to win this election. we have to make sure that it materializes in votes. and that's the challenge over the next two days is to make sure we're getting all of the supporters to the polls. >>> so much of the past few days defined by hurricane sandy. the president receiving praise from sandy. some pretty harsh criticism from the former mayor of new york, rudy giuliani. >> i don't know what he was doing in the nevada. if i was president of the united states, i wouldn't be flitting around the west and midwest. i feel pretty offended seeing my president floating around, campaigning while people are suffering. >> your response? >> well, mayor giuliani is running around the country campaigning for mitt romney and popping off. the people in new york and new jersey, they're working with this president and this administration, fema, every day, and our focus needs to be. really, the country has been united. mayor giu
statement to the court. abc's diane sawyer talked with him afterward. >> and joining us now, astronaut mark kelly. was it upsetting to her? >> it was difficult. you know, she said she was, you know, sad during a lot of the, you know, the testimony, the victim impact statements. it's also, you know, tough to face somebody, you know, that did such a horrific crime, you know, in her case to her. but she's a tough woman, incredibly proud of her. you know, she stood up tall there as i read -- read her statement, and i'm very proud of her. >> you stared right in his eyes. what did you see as you stared in his eyes and what was that for you? >> you know, i saw a person who certainly has major mental illess but also somebody that knew where he was and why he was there and was almost a little bit defiant, i would have to say, in the way he was looking at us and looking at gabby. you know, he was -- i got a sense that he was trying to intimidate us a little bit. but he, he certainly wasn't able to do, that especially with my wife. >> and you said you were finished thinking about him now tonight. is t
. they fwarch gave us rare access to one of the company's 80 massive fulfillment centers where we ordered a video game, watched it pulled from a shelf by hand, then sent it on its way through miles of conveyer belts before being boktsed up. the company doesn't only sell just about everything, it uses sophisticated programs to track your online habits. a fully customized shopping experience to not only match prices, but increasingly, match your desire. >> i log on automatically you are suggesting i might want this and that. >> we have teams of super smart people who build algorithms to create personalized recommendations for our customers. >> reporter: one thing about online shopping, people return a lot more. up to 35% of online purchases are returned, versus 18% from traditional stores. by the way the video game that i purchased from amazon it showed up here from phoenix almost before i did complete with a handwritten message inside, "happy holidays from abc news." neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. >> i know this is subsidizing your holiday spending season. you are working a second job.
. so we found a plan that can travel with us. anywhere in the country. [ male announcer ] join the millions of people who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations. remember, all medicare supplement insurance plans help cover what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands a year in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. and learn more about the kinds of plans that will be here for you now -- and down the road. i have a lifetime of experience. so i know how important that is. >>> an exciting day, an emotional day, and all those adjectives fit. >> let's get analysis from rick klein, a lot of people want to know, can, can they get anything done in washington now, pretty much everything stays the same. you hear this bipartisan tone. the president saying he is going to invite romney to have a discussion to talk about some idea. >> the voters did not give president obama a mandate. what he can do is create that mandate. i think if
. still working that out. don't see us, don't worry. special coverage tomorrow. we may be on, may not. we'll see you at some point tomorrow. >> the results will dictate that. >> indeed. >>> now, the story that no one in the region worst affected by sandy wants to here. a classic nor'easter driving north with the storm zone its sight. >> so far no evacuations have been ordered burke that could change. for the forecast, we're joined by meteorologist jim dickey. good morning, jim. >>> good morning. tracking the threat for a nor'easter here. it could arrive on the eastern seaboard wednesday. monday evening, thunderstorms in the gulf coast. hail, thunderstorms rolled across louisiana into texas. eastward. early morning hours. here today the story of low pressure will get its act together as it tracks through northern florida. steady rain, southeast. heavy thunderstorms. along coastal new england, northeast mid-atlantic coast. some coastal flooding especially at high tide. england snow. strong gusty winds. rob and paula, back to you. >> definitely not what a lot of folks out here want to hear.
and pushing them away and i was just shouting this is not us, we don't do this and sucker punch, kicking, blood, blood, blood and that is ail remember and my friends came to help me and drug me out of there. >> his nose was broken and he had gashes on his face and two chipped teeth. word of the bravery got to supervisor scott weiner and he invited him to sit with him in the vip section of the civic center ceremonies. >> more people need to do that. we are all tempted to stand back and let whatever happens happen. >> he bumped into the friend who pulled him out and saved him from more serious is injury. i asked him later are why he would risk taking on a violent mob. >> you don't want to see anything like this happen to your city, you know. i'm the only one that should have a black eye and not the city of san francisco. i'm a product of the city. i'm a native son and still proud of everything that it has given me he. i wanted to give something back and nothing like this should happen. >> any regrets, would you do it again? >> absolutely. >> simon says he doesn't think of himself as is a h
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